Mae Foutz Peterson, 85 of Mesa, and a native Arizonan, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003.
A beloved wife and mother, she is survived by her husband of 65 years, Harold A. Peterson, and their six children: H. Wayne Peterson, Shirley M. Armstrong, Steven L. Peterson, Joyce Smith, Thomas A. Peterson, and Tina Scott. She has 39 grandchildren, and 67 great-grandchildren.
The fifth of 12 children, she is also survived by two sisters, Melva Hansen of Mesa, and Leona Taylor of Pima, Ariz.; and a brother, Max Foutz of California.
Mrs. Peterson was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Viewing will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at Bunker's Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, Ariz. Visitation will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Olive Ward Building, 525 E. 2nd Avenue, Mesa, Ariz, with the funeral beginning at 10 a.m.